February 20, 2020
Please Support Our Annual Fund
The Annual Fund Campaign is our primary opportunity for school families to participate in the continued success of our school by helping to bridge the gap left by state and local funding. This fund supports existing educational programs, new curriculum development, improves facilities, and supports essential needs of Socrates Academy.
Hot Lunch is Cancelled Tomorrow - Pack Your Scholar's Lunch!
Unfortunately, we do not know what the weather has in store for us, so hot lunch will be cancelled tomorrow, Friday, February 20th. If school is in session, with regular starting times or delayed starting time, hot lunch will not be served. Counter service will not be available if a scholar has forgotten their lunch.
A credit will be applied to your orgsonline account. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Daniese at: dingram@socratesacademy.us  
Have You Paid Your Educational Expenses?
If you have not paid your Educational Expenses for the 2019-2020 school year, you may pay them HERE The Deadline for payment is Friday, March 13th.
2020-2021 Calendar
The calendar for the 2020-2021 school year has been approved by the board and is on the calendar page of the website HERE
A Gentle Reminder from the Before & After School Program

If you have questions or concerns regarding before or after school care, please contact Director(s) of the program by email at ASEP@socratesacademy.us . Contacting the Administrative Team or other staff members can delay our response time. As always, email is the best option for communication with the Afterschool Staff. Thank you.
Spirit Night with the Charlotte Checkers
Join us Saturday, March 14 th  at 6:00 PM at the Bojangles Coliseum for Socrates spirit night at the Charlotte Checkers game. Socrates benefits from every ticket sold. We have a night full of fun activities in store for you!
Reserve Your Seating HERE
Intent to Return Forms
We are planning for the 2020-21 school year and we need your help. If your child will NOT be returning to Socrates Academy next year. Please fill out the exit form. The form can be found on the Socrates website, under Parents > Forms and Payments or by clicking HERE
Buy One, Get One Sale  during the month of February!
This applies to all existing inventory with the exception of spirit hoodies and patches. It’s a great time to stock up!

Tuesday, February 25 th
8:15 am to 9:30 am

Click here to volunteer with us.
Connection Archive
Past editions of the Socrates Connection can be found in the newsletter archive online HERE

Please check the archive before calling the school to ask for a form or information that may have already been communicated! Thank you!
Middle School Girls Soccer

Tryouts for tomorrow have been moved to the Gym building.
Yearbooks on Sale Now!
Elementary and Middle School Yearbooks are on sale now. For early bird pricing, order by February 29th. Click  HERE  for pricing and instructions for ordering.

Dedications are available for 5th and 8th grade. Download dedications instructions  HERE .

We Need Pictures!
We rely on you, the parents, to help us capture the school year in the yearbook. If you would like your student and their friends included, please send pictures to  socratesyearbook@gmail.com
Volunteer Opportunities
  1. Browse Open Volunteer Opportunities Below.
  2. Find Something that Interests You
  3. Click to Sign up or Email the Contact
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  • Volunteer with Hot Lunch - Sign Up HERE

  • Volunteer to relieve teachers during lunch Sign up >>

  • Help with the School Store SIGN UP

  • Take Pictures with your Phone during school events! Sign up HERE


  • Sign Up To Bring Snacks for Teacher Workrooms

  • Water the Plants and help out with the gardens —> natalieparker@gmail.com


Contact jsoucey@socratesacademy.us for more information.

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This Week at Socrates Academy
Happy Hearts Day: Socrates Students in 4th grade spent time this week making cards for Pruitts Nursing home. The Cortelli family delivered them this past weekend and the residents were delighted to receive them!
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